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Fun Food Holidays™ December 12th is National Ambrosia Day

National Ambrosia Day

Ambrosia, the mythical "food of the gods," is a heavenly treat to real mortal diners at any time of the year. This cool and creamy citrus fruit salad is a light and tasty side dish or dessert.

CDK has many classic-style recipes for ambrosia, plus a whole body of wacky ambrosia salad-inspired items like ambrosia cakes, bars, and even a body scrub!

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Spinach Ambrosia Salad
recipe for spinach ambrosia salad

Made with orange juice, (11 ounce size) pineapple and mandarin orange segments, drained, coconut, fresh spinach


California Date Ambrosia Salad With Sour Cream Dressing
recipe for california date ambrosia salad with sour cream dressing

Made with flaked coconut, oranges, bananas, dates, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, powdered ginger, sour cream


Ambrosia Toss
recipe for ambrosia toss

Made with additional flaked coconut, mayonnaise, flaked coconut, orange, (16 oz) can fruit cocktail, salad greens


Sherry Merry Christmas Ambrosia
recipe for sherry merry christmas ambrosia

Made with maraschino cherries, sherry, coconut, sugar, oranges peeled and sectioned


Hawaiian Ambrosia With Pecans And Raisins
recipe for hawaiian ambrosia with pecans and raisins

Made with pecans, raisins, miniature marshmallows, pineapple chunks, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, shredded coconut, plain yogurt or sour cream


Ambrosia Jam
recipe for ambrosia jam

Made with sugar, crushed pineapple, peaches, oranges, cantaloupe, lemon


Ambrosia's Pound Cake
recipe for ambrosia's pound cake

Made with Lemon or orange, zest of, lemon or orange juice, vanilla extract, sugar, eggs, cake flour, butter


Coconut Ambrosia With Grapes
recipe for coconut ambrosia with grapes

Made with raspberry syrup, coconut, strawberries, red grapes, honeydew melon


Whipped Cream Ambrosia
recipe for whipped cream ambrosia

Made with whipping cream, mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, fruit cocktail, sour cream, coconut, miniature marshmallows


Sourdough Ambrosia Bread Pudding
recipe for sourdough ambrosia bread pudding

Made with raisins, pineapple tidbits in juice, ground cinnamon, orange peel, vanilla, sugar, egg yolks, eggs, milk, sourdough bread


Fat Free Blueberry Ambrosia Salad
recipe for fat free blueberry ambrosia salad

Made with sour cream, orange, pineapple, blueberries, coconut, cottage cheese


Fruit-Only Ambrosia
recipe for fruit-only ambrosia

Made with pineapple, navel oranges, coconut, maraschino cherries, banana


Sour Cream Pecan Ambrosia
recipe for sour cream pecan ambrosia

Made with nutmeg, mayonnaise, sour cream, miniature marshmallows, pecans, maraschino cherries, pineapple chunks, flaked coconut, Mandarin orange sections


Ambrosia Cake
recipe for ambrosia cake

Made with milk, salt, baking powder, cake flour, vanilla extract, butter flavoring, eggs, sugar, butter


Orange And Pineapple Ambrosia
recipe for orange and pineapple ambrosia

Made with chopped walnuts, oranges, pineapple tidbits, grated coconut


Ambrosia Waldorf Salad
recipe for ambrosia waldorf salad

Made with coconut, nondairy whipped topping, black walnuts, cranberry halves, sugar, miniature marshmallows, apples, seedless green grape, pineapple tidbits


Baked Ambrosia In A Cup
recipe for baked ambrosia in a cup

Made with pomegranate seeds or quartered maraschino cherries, flaked coconut, honey, brown sugar, (8-ounce size) pineapple chunks, pineapple chunks, oranges


Dried Cranberry Ambrosia Salad With Granola Topping
recipe for dried cranberry ambrosia salad with granola topping

Made with granola, pineapple, oranges, dried cranberries, vanilla yogurt


Ambrosia Filled Angel Cake
recipe for ambrosia filled angel cake

Made with kiwi fruit, sliced, blueberries, coconut, strawberries, pineapple, confectioners' sugar, heavy cream, angel food cake, purchased or homemade


Ambrosia Bars
recipe for ambrosia bars

Made with butterscotch chips, orange zest, orange juice, egg, brown sugar, shortening, salt, baking soda, baking powder, all-purpose flour


Sour Cream Cantaloupe Ambrosia
recipe for sour cream cantaloupe ambrosia

Made with vanilla extract, honey, sour cream, oranges, green seedless grapes, cantaloupe, pineapple, shredded moist coconut, pecans


Wheat Berry Ambrosia
recipe for wheat berry ambrosia

Made with Pecan halves for garnish, optional, bananas, mandarin oranges, seedless red grapes, cut into halves, whipped topping, lemon juice, (8 oz size) crushed pineapple, undrained, vanilla pudding


Hawaiian Ambrosia
recipe for hawaiian ambrosia

Made with maraschino cherries, milk, miniature marshmallows, crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, Cool Whip, coconut


Ambrosia Balls
recipe for ambrosia balls

Made with orange peel, coconut, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, flour, salt


Ambrosia-Egg Nog Candy
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Made with flaked coconut, sugar, eggnog, corn syrup, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, candied cherries



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